Head of a Buddha

2006bf2749 jpg l

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Acquired in 1927 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Bought together with other five sculptures from Mathura (see IM1-2-4-5- 1927) Imre Schwaiger.
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
0100-01-01
date_text
2nd century (made)
descriptive_line
Head of a Buddha, red mottled sandstone. Mathura, Kushan, 2nd century A.D.
dimensions
Height: 7.75 in, Width: 4.25 in, Depth: 4.125 in
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
24937
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:02:50.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:02:50.000Z
latitude
27.49586
location
In Storage
longitude
77.67592
marks
materials
Sandstone
materials_techniques
Carved Red Sandstone
museum_number
IM.3-1927
museum_number_token
im31927
object_number
O24942
object_type
Sculpture
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Red mottled sandstone head carved in full relief with round face, short earlobes, eyebrows joined in the form of a bow which run over the bridge of the nose, with a small circular urna above the bend. The hair is smooth and runs up to a slight ushnisha on the crown.
place
Mathura
primary_image_id
2006BF2749
production_note
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
head-of-a-buddha-sculpture-unknown
sys_updated
2013-12-04T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
carving
title
Head of a Buddha
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
100